The Hour of God is the hour of the unexpected

There are moments when the Spirit moves among men. There are other times when men are left to act on the basis of their own egoism. The first period is when a little effort produces great results and changes destiny. The second are times when hours of labor produces little result. It is true that… Continue reading The Hour of God is the hour of the unexpected

The Fear of Death – A Poem by Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo has written a poem titled “The Fear of Death”. In this poem he describes Death as always hovering around our life and breath. And he asks why should we fear death? He says that death has a laughing face filled with the light of grace. He describes death as a lovely maiden collecting… Continue reading The Fear of Death – A Poem by Sri Aurobindo

The Birth of Sin by Sri Aurobindo

The Birth of Sin is a play written by Sri Aurobindo. Lucifer is the Angel of Power. He is talking to the Sun and asks him to lift his rays over the troubled flood. Lucifer insists that the Sun obey his command. The Sun questions Lucifer’s authority. He asks Lucifer as to who gave him… Continue reading The Birth of Sin by Sri Aurobindo

The Century of Life – 1

Bhartrhari lived during the 5th century AD. His 100 verses titled “Niti Sataka” has been translated by Sri Aurobindo into English with the title “The Century of Life”.  1. Neither Time nor Space can divide the Absolute who is the One. Glory to this calm Light! 2. The madness of love – the person I… Continue reading The Century of Life – 1

Ishavasyam – 1

The Isha Upanishad goes straight to the heart of the problem of God and Nature, with its first 8 words: “Isavasyamidam sarvam yat kinca jagatyam jagat”. Isha and Jagat God and Nature Spirit and World are the two poles between which our consciousness revolves. God/Isha/Spirit is the very basis of man’s existence. The Eternal is… Continue reading Ishavasyam – 1